Public Library Research
Qualitative Evaluation of the Impact of Library Programs
: OLA has partnered with Dr. Bill Irwin, Assistant Professor, Management and Organizational Studies, Huron University College on this multi-year academic research project
So Much More:
The Economic Impact of the Toronto Public Library on the City of Toronto, Martin Prosperity Institute, 2013
Capital Needs Analysis:
An analysis of public library infrastructure and costs associated with upkeep, published by the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries, 2011.
How Canadian Libraries Stack Up:
Interesting statistics about library use in Canada from OCLC.